Jonathan’s aide, Omokri responds to Remi Adekoya’s piece on Pres. Jonathan

Reno Omokri is Special Assistant to President Jonathan on New Media and below is his response to Remi Adekoya’s article in the UK Guardian I just read Mr. Remi Adekoya’s piece in the Guardian of the U.K. entitled ‘Goodluck Jonathan’s report card for Nigeria? Must try harder’ in which he praised President Jonathan for a […]

Goodluck Jonathan’s report card for Nigeria? Must try harder

By Remi Adekoya, Guardian.co.uk After three years as president, the economy is booming but Jonathan’s record on helping his people is poor Nigerians had no rational reason to believe their lives would improve after Goodluck Jonathan became president three years ago this week. The list of promises their rulers have broken is so long it […]

Lamido Sanusi denies wrongdoing over £5bn missing funds

…Respected head of Nigeria’s central bank Lamido Sanusi called to appear before MPs but says he is ‘unaware’ of arrest warrant (Guardian.co.uk) The head of Nigeria’s central bank has denied any wrongdoing after he and 14 other officials were threatened with arrest warrants over £5bn missing from government funds. Lamido Sanusi, a highly respected banker, […]

Nigeria protests after Saudis deport female hajj pilgrims

…Three planes turned back and 1,000 women detained after reportedly arriving without male chaperones Guardian.co.uk: Saudi Arabian officials have deported 241 Nigerian women from the annual hajj pilgrimage, and are threatening to send back hundreds of others said to be travelling without male chaperones, prompting a diplomatic row between the two countries. Nigerian officials responsible […]

Shell attacked over four-year delay in Niger delta oil spill clean-up

Energy firm’s attempts to clear pollution resulting from two large spills in 2008 described as ‘amateurish’ by assessors Guardian.co.uk:  Two large crude oil spills from Shell pipelines in the Niger delta four years ago have still not been cleaned up by the company despite an outcry by the UN, Amnesty International and the Nigerian government […]

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